Portrait of late and controversial Jackson mayor put up at city hall

February 6, 2012 in Central Mississippi News, News, Top Stories

By Monica Land JACKSON – It took 500 days, but a portrait of former Jackson Mayor Frank Melton is now hanging in city hall. Portraits of seven former Jackson mayors […]

Bryant salutes work of racial reconciliation group

January 30, 2012 in Central Mississippi News, News, Religion, Statewide News, Top Stories

By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) _ Gov. Phil Bryant said he plans to continue activity with a Christian group promoting racial reconciliation. Mission Mississippi honored Bryant Friday, […]

Obama delivers a confrontational State of the Union address

January 25, 2012 in News

The president opens an election-year debate on the role of government, drawing contrasts with Republicans on taxes for the wealthy and mortgage refinancing. By using his State of the Union […]

Venue change delayed in alleged Jackson hate-crime case

January 25, 2012 in Central Mississippi News, News, Statewide News

JACKSON (AP) — A judge on Tuesday postponed arguments on whether to move the trial of a white Mississippi teenager charged with intentionally using a pickup truck to run over a […]